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Sleep on It

Elky Pascal

We all know that sleep is important. But just how crucial is it? Teen Pages investigated the matter and we’ve got you covered! Now you can really sleep well tonight

 

In Good Company

Devora Zheutlin, MA, CAS

“You don’t need a certain number of friends, just a number of friends you can be certain of.” How is friendship refined and defined?

 

In Bloom

Rachel Stein

“There’s actually something I wanted to talk to you about,” she began hesitantly. “You know how my father lost his job, right?”

 

DMCs: Bubby and Me

As told to Leah Greenburg

I know I was supposed to be all happy; what a mitzvah, right? But honestly, I felt like I was being displaced and was very resentful

 

Petals Unfurled

Chana Cohen

“You’ve been asking wonderful questions for so long. You’ve always been one of the most active participants in our class discussions. What’s changed?”

 

Song of the Sea: Chapter 1

Rivka Streicher

“Daddy, can you hear my song? Is school a place where I can sing? And will anyone sing with me?” It’s the start of high school and impressions count. Naomi’s parents are recently divorced and she has withdrawn from everybody and everything she loves. Will Naomi find the strength to delve into her own inner world and learn how to trust again?

 

Bubbles

Naomi Raksin

I wailed. I begged. I stormed. While my parents exchanged loaded looks above my head and whispered empty, heartless platitudes like, “She’ll get over it”

 

By the Book

C. Rosenberg

Jews are called the People of the Book. While collectors of antiques enjoy many types of collections, many frum collectors have, unsurprisingly, built seforim collections

 

Tales of Treasure: On the Job

Chaim Finkelstein

My bubby Rivka Leah was very proud of her father, Reb Yehuda Leib Rubin ztz”l, and the kiddush Hashem he once made for Shabbos

 

Tales of Treasure: Treasure on the Bench

Julie Hauser

I was the hero for saving this bentsher, for saving Hashem’s Name. I couldn’t believe someone had thrown it away

 

Tales of Treasure: One Treasure Lost, One Treasure Saved

Rhona Lewis

Mom stopped walking. “I see you have a gun,” she said to him. “Keep calm and don’t do anything you’ll regret”

 

Jolly Solly: Fishel, Faivish, and the Sweet Deal

R. Atkins

Fishel nearly choked right then and there. Half a million bucks for an old book?!

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What’s in a Name?
Shoshana Friedman “What does Writer X have to say this week?”
Atonement — Fake and Real
Yonoson Rosenblum White confessionals and faux rituals
Four Walls Coming Full Circle
Eytan Kobre All the while, there’s been a relationship in the offing...
And Yet We Smile
Yisroel Besser We are the nation that toils to be happy at all costs
Out of This World
Rabbi Henoch Plotnick Dirshu Hashem b’himatzo — we are in Hashem’s company now...
Steven and Jonathan Litton
Rachel Bachrach The co-owners of Litton Sukkah, based in Lawrence, NY
Tali Messing
Moe Mernick Tali Messing, engineering manager at Facebook Tel Aviv
Sick Note
Jacob L. Freedman “Of course, Dr. Freedman. Machul, machul, machul”
Avoiding Health Columns Can Be Good for You
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman Only one reliable guide for good health: our Torah
Endnote: Side Notes
Riki Goldstein Most Jewish music industry entertainers have side profes...
Me, Myself, and Why
Faigy Peritzman Where there’s no heart and no love, there’s no point
Can’t Do It Without You
Sarah Chana Radcliffe When you step up to the plate, you build your home team
Eternal Joy
Mrs. Elana Moskowitz The joy of Succos is the fruit of spiritual victory
The Appraiser: Part III
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer Make sure your child knows his strengths
Hidden Special Needs
Rena Shechter You won’t see his special needs, but don’t deny them
Dear Wealthy Friend
Anonymous There’s no need for guilt. I am truly happy for you